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Zappos CEO Pens Success Story

In eCommerce, What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Tony Hsieh built a billion dollar company on the premise of customer service and employee satisfaction. In his new hardcover book, “Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose,” Hsieh reveals the coveted secrets to his success as CEO of Zappos.com. Harvard-educated and former founder of LinkExchange, Hsieh recounts …

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You Look FABB-ULOUS!

In Paparazzi, What's New, People by Accessories Staff

New York—Visit our Paparazzi section to see your industry peers (and possibly yourself!) at this year’s annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB), honoring Henri Bendel’s Ed Bucciarelli. The accessories industry gathered May 4 to celebrate in at the annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB) which featured a more casual cocktail …

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FABB Honors Henri Bendel’s Ed Bucciarelli

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

New York—The accessories industry gathered Tuesday night to celebrate in at the annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB) which featured a more casual cocktail party format.  Ed Bucciarelli, ceo of Henri Bendel, received this year’s Fashion Accessories Merchandising Excellence award at the event which raised money for Save the Children …

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J. Crew Execs Score Bonuses

In Reports, What's New, People by Accessories Staff

New York—It definitely appears to help when you have friends (read: first lady Michelle Obama) in high places with high visibility. Especially if you are a top executive at J. Crew. According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, J. Crew, a favorite in the first lady’s …

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The ‘Ice Man’ Fetes Hollywood Glamour

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Beverly Hills–Chris Aire, the Los Angeles based jewelry designer known as “The Ice Man,” unveiled his Hollywood Glamour Collection last week, a collection of more than 75 limited edition fine jewelry made from Nigerian gold and gemstones. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and actor Adrien Brody, the invitation-only event which …

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TAG Honors DiCaprio

In What's New, Industry News, People by Accessories Staff

Basel, Switzerland–TAG Heuer honored actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his contributions to climate change control during the recent Basel World show. The event was to unveil the Pendulum Concept timepiece, which replaces the hairspring with 4 powerful magnets. Additionally, the party was the kick-off of the Tag Heuer Odyssey of Pioneers, …

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Kardashian Sisters Launch Jewelry Line

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles–These days it’s getting harder to keep up with the Kardashians. What with their Hit TV series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” retail boutiques, skin care lines, e-commerce sites, marriages, breakups and throngs of paparazzi in tow, it seems that everyday one of the Kardashian clan has expanded their …

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10 Minutes with… Nine West

In What's New, Features, People by Jeff Prine

Nine West’s creative director, Fred Allard,  sees the ‘new retail economy’ and changing consumer attitudes as a positive—especially for accessories.   Definitely. When I began my first season a little more than three years ago, I found our design team was very happy to approach fashion in a new way. I’ve …